Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Over 500 children, the majority being girls, have received bicycles for commuting to and from school to enhance their academic work in the Northern Region.The initiative, introduced by the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), is to reduce the frustration that schoolchildren go through in rural areas as well...
The Department of Communication Innovation and Technology (CIT) of the University for Development Studies (UDS) is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) to deepen its relationship for a joint communication programme.This is to enhance the capacity of students trained at the...
Africa cannot depend on others to finance education on the continent when it has the wherewithal to do so, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.He said Africa has the resources and capacity to finance access to quality education of its citizens, and also promote the continent’s interests."If we...
Government has secured US$20m from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for constructing a link road between Volivo to Dorfor Adidome, the site for constructing an alternative bridge across the Volta Lake, Kwasi Amoako-Atta, the Roads & Highways Minister has told Parliament.Even though government has already secured Japanese concessionary funding...
As part of the Energy Ministry’s effort to conserve energy, a total number of 12 million LED lamps will be distributed throughout the country under a cost-recovery credit programme to be operating through a local bank, a Parliamentary report has revealed.According to a report of the Select Committee on...
AfDB funding seeks to promote local currency bond issuers and develop domestic capital markets across the continentThe Board of the African Development Bank has approved a loan ZAR 140 million (about US$10million) to the African Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCB Fund), to further enhance the Fund’s portfolio and promote...
The Ghana Union of Trader Associations (GUTA) and the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) have expressed disquiet about the re-emergence of pre-shipment information arrangements being spearheaded by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).The Cargo Tracking Note (CTN)—which is akin to the suspended Advanced Shipment Information...
Although port clearance processes went paperless in September last year, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is urging government to inject transparency into the valuation processes at the country’s ports.Among the concerns raised by the AGI are under-invoicing and under-declaration by importers, in addition to the ineffective scanning system...
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the leading pan-African financial institution, has been selected as a private sector ‘partner of choice’ by the Global Partnership for Education (‘GPE’) in its mission to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.The Presidents of...
The President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Kwame Addo-Kufuor, has warned that proper regulatory measures must be put in place before the ban on small scale mining is lifted.“I think government is doing the right thing in sanitizing the sector. I keep telling people the Chamber contributes 66...
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